The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 374 346 439
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +93
Permanent jobs citing BGP 793 943 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 4.94% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 659 735 605
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16903 19071 20448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.88% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14011 15260 16360
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 748 £50,000 - 97
London -42 270 £55,000 - 46
South East -35 227 £50,000 - 17
Berkshire -8 97 £50,000 -4.76% 5
City of London +18 90 £54,500 - 16
East of England +42 68 £45,000 -5.26% 9
West Midlands +10 66 £50,000 +3.09% 7
Reading +17 56 £51,250 -2.38% 3
North West +40 51 £32,500 -25.71% 4
Yorkshire +13 41 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Hampshire -18 39 £37,500 -25.00% 6
South West +16 31 £38,000 -24.00% 2
Scotland +20 29 £38,500 -18.94% 4
Manchester +4 27 £29,250 -31.17% 4
Surrey -14 26 £42,500 -8.10% 3
West Yorkshire +12 25 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Oxfordshire +11 25 £55,000 +0.91% 1
Bedfordshire +3 24 £52,500 - 1
Newbury +21 22 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +16 22 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Basingstoke +12 20 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Leeds +8 20 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Edinburgh +17 19 £42,250 -6.11%
Birmingham -23 19 £67,500 +35.00%
Hemel Hempstead +34 18 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 15 £29,500 -39.48%
Solihull - 15 £34,500 - 2
North Yorkshire +7 14 £45,000 - 3
West Sussex -6 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Merseyside +24 13 £38,000 -15.55%

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP.

1 1410 (83.58%) Cisco
2 1343 (79.61%) OSPF
3 1140 (67.58%) Cisco Certification
4 1077 (63.84%) MPLS
5 1008 (59.75%) Firewall
6 947 (56.14%) CCNP
7 828 (49.08%) WAN
8 760 (45.05%) Juniper
9 742 (43.98%) VPN
10 672 (39.83%) LAN
11 641 (38.00%) EIGRP
12 493 (29.22%) TCP/IP
13 484 (28.69%) Cisco ASA
14 464 (27.50%) CCNA
15 459 (27.21%) Data Centre
16 450 (26.67%) F5
17 421 (24.96%) Wireless
18 416 (24.66%) Cisco Nexus
19 406 (24.07%) CheckPoint
20 348 (20.63%) IPsec
21 338 (20.04%) Network Security
22 330 (19.56%) VoIP
23 321 (19.03%) Linux
23 321 (19.03%) Telecoms
24 305 (18.08%) VLAN
25 279 (16.54%) DNS
26 276 (16.36%) Load Balancing
27 275 (16.30%) Finance
28 268 (15.89%) HSRP
29 266 (15.77%) SSL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (2.73%) Skype for Business
2 40 (2.37%) Apache
3 32 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.42%) OpenStack
5 21 (1.24%) IIS
6 18 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.53%) nginx
10 7 (0.41%) Node.js
11 5 (0.30%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.30%) Zimbra
12 2 (0.12%) Confluence
12 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.12%) uWSGI
13 1 (0.059%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.059%) SAS
Applications
1 85 (5.04%) MS Excel
1 85 (5.04%) MS Visio
2 48 (2.85%) MS Office
3 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.43%) IaaS
2 39 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.30%) SaaS
4 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.47%) Office 365
5 8 (0.47%) PaaS
6 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.24%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.059%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1343 (79.61%) OSPF
2 1077 (63.84%) MPLS
3 1008 (59.75%) Firewall
4 828 (49.08%) WAN
5 742 (43.98%) VPN
6 672 (39.83%) LAN
7 641 (38.00%) EIGRP
8 493 (29.22%) TCP/IP
9 484 (28.69%) Cisco ASA
10 421 (24.96%) Wireless
11 416 (24.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 348 (20.63%) IPsec
13 338 (20.04%) Network Security
14 330 (19.56%) VoIP
15 305 (18.08%) VLAN
16 279 (16.54%) DNS
17 268 (15.89%) HSRP
18 266 (15.77%) SSL
19 233 (13.81%) Cisco IOS
20 214 (12.69%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (2.67%) MySQL
2 31 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 15 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.53%) Big Data
6 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.24%) Informix
8 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.059%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.059%) DB2
9 1 (0.059%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.059%) Redis
9 1 (0.059%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 22 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.65%) JIRA
4 10 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.53%) git-flow
6 6 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.18%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 321 (19.03%) Telecoms
2 275 (16.30%) Finance
3 103 (6.11%) Banking
4 33 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.72%) Marketing
6 27 (1.60%) German Language
7 22 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.19%) French Language
9 16 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 16 (0.95%) Italian Language
10 15 (0.89%) Games
11 12 (0.71%) Electronics
11 12 (0.71%) Legal
12 10 (0.59%) Billing
13 8 (0.47%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.47%) Publishing
14 7 (0.41%) Advertising
15 6 (0.36%) Retail
16 4 (0.24%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 964 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 277 (16.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 273 (16.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 248 (14.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 173 (10.25%) Support Engineer
6 165 (9.78%) Network Support
7 159 (9.43%) Consultant
8 136 (8.06%) Network Support Engineer
9 124 (7.35%) Security Engineer
10 121 (7.17%) Network Consultant
11 112 (6.64%) Network Security Engineer
12 94 (5.57%) Juniper Engineer
13 81 (4.80%) NOC Engineer
14 67 (3.97%) Architect
15 66 (3.91%) Analyst
16 62 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 61 (3.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 61 (3.62%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 59 (3.50%) Cisco Consultant
19 58 (3.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (5.63%) 802.1X
2 31 (1.84%) LAMP
3 27 (1.60%) XMPP
4 17 (1.01%) Web Services
5 13 (0.77%) CSS
6 6 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (0.36%) XML
7 5 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.24%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (0.18%) HTML
9 3 (0.18%) Middleware
9 3 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.18%) Ultra Messaging
10 2 (0.12%) COM
10 2 (0.12%) Django
10 2 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
10 2 (0.12%) ISPF
10 2 (0.12%) PHP-FPM
10 2 (0.12%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 459 (27.21%) Data Centre
2 98 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 47 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 33 (1.96%) IPTV
7 33 (1.96%) PKI
8 29 (1.72%) Clustering
9 26 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
10 22 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.83%) IVR
13 13 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.53%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.53%) Fintech
14 9 (0.53%) Wiki
15 7 (0.41%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.41%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.36%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 321 (19.03%) Linux
2 211 (12.51%) Windows
3 107 (6.34%) Windows Server
4 95 (5.63%) Unix
5 43 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.24%) Debian
9 14 (0.83%) CatOS
9 14 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.65%) Android
10 11 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.59%) CentOS
12 8 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.18%) Solaris
14 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.18%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.059%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (16.36%) Load Balancing
2 246 (14.58%) ITIL
3 242 (14.34%) Network Design
4 176 (10.43%) High Availability
5 172 (10.20%) Presales
6 158 (9.37%) Network Management
7 156 (9.25%) Network Monitoring
8 116 (6.88%) Change Management
9 106 (6.28%) Project Management
10 96 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 84 (4.98%) Mentoring
12 76 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
13 75 (4.45%) Change Control
14 72 (4.27%) Migration
15 66 (3.91%) Service Delivery
16 57 (3.38%) Network Architecture
17 53 (3.14%) WAN Optimisation
18 49 (2.90%) Coaching
19 48 (2.85%) DDoS Mitigation
19 48 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 96 (5.69%) Python
2 74 (4.39%) Perl
3 58 (3.44%) Bash Shell
4 38 (2.25%) PHP
5 27 (1.60%) SQL
6 24 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 20 (1.19%) C
7 20 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 12 (0.71%) Tcl
9 11 (0.65%) Ruby
10 7 (0.41%) Java
11 5 (0.30%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.24%) VB
13 3 (0.18%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.12%) R
15 1 (0.059%) C#
15 1 (0.059%) C++
15 1 (0.059%) Korn
15 1 (0.059%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1140 (67.58%) Cisco Certification
2 947 (56.14%) CCNP
3 464 (27.50%) CCNA
4 255 (15.12%) CCIE
5 122 (7.23%) Degree
6 110 (6.52%) JNCIA
7 107 (6.34%) Security Cleared
8 96 (5.69%) SC Cleared
9 90 (5.33%) CCDP
10 86 (5.10%) JNCIS
11 80 (4.74%) CCSP
12 58 (3.44%) CCDA
13 55 (3.26%) CCSE
14 52 (3.08%) JNCIP
15 48 (2.85%) CCSA
16 42 (2.49%) CCIP
16 42 (2.49%) CCVP
17 27 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (1.48%) DV Cleared
19 24 (1.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (9.01%) SLA
2 51 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.41%) HIPAA
4 7 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.41%) QA
5 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.30%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.059%) SAS 70
System Software
1 152 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.96%) vSphere
5 28 (1.66%) XenApp
6 16 (0.95%) NFS
6 16 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.77%) vCloud
8 12 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.65%) Docker
10 10 (0.59%) Xen
11 9 (0.53%) KVM
11 9 (0.53%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.47%) Postfix
13 7 (0.41%) Firmware
14 6 (0.36%) ProxySG
14 6 (0.36%) Snort
15 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.30%) Squid
16 4 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (3.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 41 (2.43%) FortiGate
3 41 (2.43%) Nagios
4 31 (1.84%) Cacti
4 31 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 24 (1.42%) Puppet
7 23 (1.36%) Cisco UCCE
8 20 (1.19%) HP NNM
8 20 (1.19%) Netcool
9 18 (1.07%) SCCM
10 16 (0.95%) OpenView
11 14 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (0.71%) OpenNMS
13 11 (0.65%) Graphite
13 11 (0.65%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.59%) logstash
14 10 (0.59%) Opsview
14 10 (0.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1410 (83.58%) Cisco
2 760 (45.05%) Juniper
3 450 (26.67%) F5
4 406 (24.07%) CheckPoint
5 257 (15.23%) VMware
6 179 (10.61%) Microsoft
7 165 (9.78%) Palo Alto
8 148 (8.77%) SolarWinds
9 129 (7.65%) HP
10 95 (5.63%) Brocade
11 88 (5.22%) Fortinet
12 83 (4.92%) Riverbed
13 80 (4.74%) Citrix
14 48 (2.85%) Aruba
15 43 (2.55%) Blue Coat
16 41 (2.43%) Avaya
17 36 (2.13%) Red Hat
18 28 (1.66%) Extreme Networks
18 28 (1.66%) Splunk
19 26 (1.54%) Radware
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £130,000 per annum Salary is approx. 70-130k base + bo
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + inc shift
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Inc Shift Bonus
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Smarter Grid Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Training + Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Falkirk, Stirlingshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and gd benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £46 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + benefit & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-70k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75 - £85 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and strong bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits and strong bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (home-working after probation)
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + On-Call, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago